Entries by Genworth Mortgage Insurance

How to Leverage Portfolio Loans for Local Lending

June is National Homeownership Month, a time to celebrate the benefits that homeownership brings to families, neighborhoods, and communities across America. It’s also a great time to think about how you can leverage different lending tools like portfolio loans to help more families get into homes. Think about local lending for mortgages in the same […]

Reflecting on the Past and Looking to the Future with National Homeownership Month

What is National Homeownership Month? June is National Homeownership Month, a time to celebrate the benefits that homeownership brings to families, neighborhoods, and communities across America. It’s also an opportune time for you to educate prospective borrowers on the value of homeownership. Owning a home continues to be one of the best vehicles for wealth […]

Self-Employed Borrowers Everywhere: Adapting to an Evolving Employment Market

Oftentimes, we think of self-employed individuals as having pretty good lives. Working for themselves, setting their own work schedule, and having a better work-life balance are among some of the benefits we think of when we hear “self-employed.” But when it comes to applying for a mortgage, self-employed borrowers can be tricky to deal with. […]

Mortgage Fraud Case Study: A Fraudster in Vegas

Although the market indicates occurrences of mortgage fraud are at a steady low rate, mortgage professionals should remain vigilant in efforts to detect and prevent individuals and organizations seeking to profit by obtaining properties. Here’s one such example of mortgage fraud that was recently investigated. An Opportune Moment Everything in the file looked to be […]

Being You-Centric to Improve Your Borrowers’ Experience

Over the last few years, we’ve witnessed a tremendous shift across many industries, including the mortgage industry, to focus more on customer experience. Being customer-centric, or you-centric, when you’re thinking about your borrowers, is critical for the success of your business. Whether you’re an individual contributor or a business leader, there are plenty of compelling […]